Trinidad: Worst day ever


I USED to think selecting dates was just a matter of opening the Chinese almanac, checking whether the day was good for your animal sign or not, and if the day was suitable for the activity you had in mind.

It’s a bit more complicated. Even if the date is supposedly good for your animal sign or the activity, it may not be suitable for you.

There are factors to consider. Like whether the date has positive influences or not. Will it cause delays or obstacles? Is it suitable for medical procedures or will the date cause illness to linger? Will it cause loneliness?

For us Filipinos, dates ending in 8 are considered good days. Also, dates for important activities have to be during the waxing moon (after the new moon but before the full moon.) And not on a Tuesday or Friday.

Chiara’s wedding last January was on a Friday. After a painstaking process of eliminating unsuitable days that could cause future conflict or even illness not just for the bride and groom, but also for the parents, that date came up.

A day or two later (Saturday the 19th or Sunday the 20th) would have been ideal in terms of convenience, but those days would have caused disharmony. They were not good for getting married.

Marrying on a bad day, particularly on the one that causes loneliness for that animal sign, would be one of the reasons couples have difficulty conceiving, or why they drift apart.

There was a wedding at the same venue the day after Chiara’s and Buen’s (Saturday, January 19).

We were having lunch in the restaurant just before the reception hall when we noticed the newlyweds walk by.

The bride looked very angry, her face and body stiff. Beside her was probably the organizer; he looked like he was trying to placate her. Several steps behind her was the angrier looking husband. Judging from their body language and expressions, they were quarreling.

About an hour later, the camera crew came running in. They were very late.

Nightmare start to the rest of the newlyweds’ lives.

Unfortunately, in one of the online almanacs freely available on the internet, the 19th, the day of that couple’s wedding, was listed as a good day to get married.

Reminds me of a topic during a class with our mentor, world acclaimed Feng Shui Grandmaster Raymond Lo.

A classmate mentioned she got married on her “secret friend” day, meaning that the date was supposedly good for her animal sign.

GM Lo said the day she chose created delays and obstacles for her.

True, our classmate replied. Something went wrong with the vehicle she was supposed to be riding in, and they had to take a detour. She arrived late at the church.

I’m not sure if she mentioned she was still married. Or not.

Choosing good days for major activities is very important for the activity’s success.

Take the case of one of our clients who chose to begin construction of their new house on one of the worst possible dates for her.

Right after groundbreaking, they were hounded with problems from the neighbors, as well as conflicts in their home. They face legal trouble too.

Another client kept applying for her board exam on the wrong month, and failed that exam two times. We gave her the best date to apply, as well as a cure, and she passed.

This following story hits close to home. A family of nine applied for their Schengen visas. The only convenient date they could submit happened to be the worst date possible for three of them.

The group had no choice but to push through, though. They all submitted the same letters, supporting documents, itinerary.

Six of them got approved 48 hours after submission. But for the three, who applied on their worst date that caused obstacles and delays, they were asked to send more documents. After five days of waiting, they were texted to pick up their passports. When they did, there were no visas inside.

Solution? Two days later, on a favorable day for them, they submitted their appeal. About 24 hours after their applications were received by the embassy, they were granted their visas.

Whew. The family of nine was us.

Just this week, we had several clients with scheduled medical procedures. After cross checking their birth days, their elements and the effects the date would have on them, we found that the dates they chose were the worst possible dates particularly for them.

Our advise: do the procedures on a good day that will spell success, throw away illness, and hasten quick recovery.

Contact us to make sure you start your major activities on a good day.

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